Definition of Rosa chinensis
1. Noun. Shrubby Chinese rose; ancestor of many cultivated garden roses.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Rosa Chinensis
Literary usage of Rosa chinensis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Old-fashioned Gardening: A History and a Reconstruction by Grace Tabor (1913)
"rosa chinensis; Bengal rose; white, yellowish, pink, crimson. * rosa chinensis, Indic a; monthly rose; whitish to pink. * Rose cinnamomea; cinnamon rose; ..."
2. The American Rose Annual by American Rose Society (1922)
"... from northwestern China, 1910.) 34, 35. ROSA BRACTEATA, Species. (From China and Formosa, naturalized in America.) 34. rosa chinensis ..."
3. The American Rose Annual by American Rose Society (1920)
"rosa chinensis SPONTANEA, Species. (Rehder & Wilson, from central China between 1907 and 1910.) 34. ROSA DAVIDII ELONGATA, Species. ..."
4. The American Rose Annual by American Rose Society (1922)
"between 1907 and 1910.) 34. ROSA DAVIDII ELONGATA, Species. (Rehder & Wilson, from southern China, 84. rosa chinensis ..."
5. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"China (rosa chinensis). The China or Monthly rose is characterized by its positively perpetual manner of flower. Its blooms become much darkened in color ..."
6. Luther Burbank: His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application by Luther Burbank, John Whitson, Robert John, Henry Smith Williams, Luther Burbank Society (1914)
"The Chinese rose, in numerous varieties (rosa chinensis), and the Japanese rose (Rosa rugosa), have made their influence felt in many hybrids. ..."